CareConnection

Fall 2019

Healing

by Design

She meditated daily, ate well and had no family history of cancer, so at age 40, when Marcia discovered a tiny lump in her breast, she was in shock. Marcia – who was visiting her other home in San Diego from Hawaii and supporting a close friend that had recently been treated for breast cancer – knew what to do. She scheduled a mammogram the following morning and, when the results showed an abnormality, she underwent a biopsy the day after that. The result came back positive for cancer. 

Complex Surgery.

Simplified Healing.

In 2006, Thanh Huong Tran and her husband, Ninh, left Vietnam for a new life in the United States. Having worked many years as a pharmacist in her native country, Thanh brought with her an encyclopedic knowledge of herbs and their medicinal qualities. She had prepared natural remedies for thousands of patients over the years, but with four of her five children and several grandchildren already in the United States, it was time to make the move. 

The Dangers

of Vaping

The tobacco industry spends billions of dollars annually marketing their highly addictive products – including e-cigarettes, which many people mistakenly consider to be “safe.” The surgeon general has concluded that e-cigarette aerosol is not safe. The fact is, a single vape pod can contain as much – or more – nicotine as a pack of cigarettes.

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Wherever

Takes You,

the Year

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Radiation Oncologists Target Breast Cancer,
Spare the Heart

Mary had her annual mammogram in August 2017 but she was about to leave on a European cruise and had clothes to pack and money to exchange. Cancer was the last thing on her mind. In September, she returned to the breast center for a diagnostic mammogram and ultrasound which showed a mass.

2019 Fall Gala

Balboa Bay Resort

Saturday, October 12

5 – 6:30 p.m.

Edinger Medical Group

Welcomes Angela Whitaker, D.O.

Angela Whitaker, D.O.
Family Medicine Physician

Edinger Medical Group is excited to welcome Angela Whitaker, D.O., to our award-winning team of family medicine physicians.

MemorialCare Breast Center at

Orange Coast Medical Center

Honored with the American College of Radiology’s Breast Imaging Center of Excellence designation since 2011, the Center offers leading-edge 3D mammography.

Imaging Center Earns

ACR Accreditation for all Modalities

The American College of Radiology® (ACR) recently added a prestigious new designation to its list of facility accreditations. The new designation – Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence (DIOCE) – recognizes facilities with the highest level of imaging quality, safety, and patient care in the nation. 

Official Healthcare Partner

of Angels Baseball

Angels, Angels Marks, and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are registered trademarks of Angels Baseball LP.

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